2018 Dates















Lead an Emergency Control Organisation, Chief Warden (PUAWER006B)

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Chief Warden is for those who will be in command and control of an emergency situation. Topics covered in this course include: Locate and identify fire safety systems, check and monitor the status of fire safety systems.

Learners will interactively control a Fire Indicator Panel (FIP) and a Emergency Warning Intercommunication System (EWIS).

People who undertake this work may act as the primary liaison with emergency services after their arrival.

This unit is part of suite of eleven workplace emergency response units and is part of the evacuation stream. This unit would benefit members of Emergency Control Organisations, Emergency Planning Committee and Emergency Response Teams.

This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745.

  • Prepare for workplace emergencies
  • Apply command, control and coordinate aspects of workplace emergency procedures
  • Control the response to emergency reports, signals and warnings
  • Coordinate reports and results of initial emergency response
  • Conclude incident
  • Ability to relate to range of people from a range of cultural, linguistic, social and ethnic backgrounds, and a range of physical and intellectual abilities
  • Communicate clearly by the means specified in the emergency plan
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Accounting for evacuated persons and analysis of reports from evacuation areas
  • Actions to take in response to developing situations
  • Command, control and coordinate framework
  • Emergency plan and procedures
  • Emergency response reports or signals
  • Emergency response structure including external agencies and disaster plans
  • Emergency risk assessment, response and coordination actions
  • Hazard identification and precautions to be taken during emergencies and during an evacuation
  • Liaison requirements of emergency services
  • Own role in the emergency plan and role and authority of the emergency services
  • People's typical behavior in an emergency
  • Range of appropriate post initial response activities

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Leader of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)
  • Member of an Emergency Response Team (ERT)

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Civil Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas Industries
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • General Trades

Participants must have previously completed the following pre-requisite: PUAWER005B Operate as a member of an emergency control organisation.

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.


Duration - Six (6) Hours

Time - 8.30am to 2.30pm

Lead An Emergency Control Organisation is open to the public and is also conducted upon request.

This course is conducted on request at the Academy and can be delivered on your site. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning / afternoon tea and lunch is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements


Workplace Emergency Response units are seen as industry wide units. The importing of these units of competency into other industry training packages is also promoted as the units are seen as relevant for all industries.